Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain articles

Manufacturing and Supply Chain IT articles comprising case studies, product information, opinion articles, reports, new contract wins, product launches, opinion from the trade associations, government departments, research analysts, the vendor community. These articles are about specific industry IT solutions and topics relating to how improvements and efficiency gains can be made by the use of information technology within supply chain applications.

All topics are covered in these articles which include ERP/MRP, Manufacturing Software, Advanced Planning, Demand Forecasting, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management Software, Automatic Identification/Datacapture, Voice-Directed Warehousing, Printing & LabellingTransport Management, Asset Management Software and Mobile Computing.

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Avebe, global producer of potato starch products, leverages Mendix low-code for efficiency gains in factory planning and logistics

Avebe, global producer of potato starch products, leverages Mendix low-code for efficiency gains in factory planning and logistics

Mendix, a Siemens business and enterprise low-code solutions provider, has announced that Avebe, the global cooperative of potato starch varieties and potato-based food derivatives, has developed Internal Starch Flow, a software solution designed to streamline logistical and planning processes for Avebe plant facilities and cooperative farmers.

LogCoop empowers small and medium-sized businesses even in times of crisis

LogCoop empowers small and medium-sized businesses even in times of crisis

LogCoop GmbH reports that since the beginning of the year it has noticed a stronger solidarity among its active members. In particular, the offer of professional and personal exchange of information is being increasingly used by freight forwarders.

Labelmaster survey examines impact of COVID-19 on hazmat supply chain

Labelmaster survey examines impact of COVID-19 on hazmat supply chain

Labelmaster, the provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), has announced the results of its fifth annual 2020 Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook.

Brunel launches new online programme with Interactive Pro

Brunel launches new online programme with Interactive Pro

Brunel University London has launched the Advanced Manufacturing Systems MSc online programme in collaboration with Interactive Pro.

Myriota partners with Future Fleet International to create an advanced satellite IoT-connected asset-tracking device

Myriota partners with Future Fleet International to create an advanced satellite IoT-connected asset-tracking device

Myriota, the provider of low-cost and long battery life satellite connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT), has entered into a new partnership with Future Fleet International, an Australian telematics provider that delivers advanced fleet management solutions.

Optimising e-commerce business for the new normal

Optimising e-commerce business for the new normal

The global COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly disrupted the retail sector significantly. With many stores forced to close their doors over lockdown, there has been a sudden and rapid rise in online shopping.

A break with tradition now inevitable in warehousing

A break with tradition now inevitable in warehousing

Bricks-and-mortar retail outlets have been decimated during lockdown and the ensuing chaos has travelled swiftly up the supply chain – especially with the many challenges of bulk-shipped goods entering a distribution network for further dispersal to individual locations.

UK manufacturing exports hit record low in Q2 2020

UK manufacturing exports hit record low in Q2 2020

UK manufacturing exports fell sharply in Q2 2020, according to the Lloyds Bank International Trade Index.

Nexus Global reveals the current business confidence levels of the manufacturing, construction and engineering sector

Nexus Global reveals the current business confidence levels of the manufacturing, construction and engineering sector

The covid-19 pandemic has thrown drastic obstacles in the way for UK businesses. With the manufacturing, construction, and engineering sector having a total business confidence score of 92.23 out of a total of 190, these figures show just how uncertain businesses feel at present - according to a new, Business Confidence Report by Nexus Global.   

The last mile of logistics: Will we soon be getting parcels from a robot courier?

The last mile of logistics: Will we soon be getting parcels from a robot courier?

CEP service providers face major challenges. Firstly, they have to cope with the high volume of orders, which – driven by e-commerce – is constantly increasing.

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